He made his (MLB) debut in 1948 for the BROOKLYN DODGERS. For whom he played until 1957.
His playing career ended when he was paralyzed in an automobile accident in January 1958. HE WAS CERTAINLY ONE OF THE GREATEST CATCHERS IN THE HISTORY OF THE GAME. After he retired as a player as a result of the accident, Campanella held positions in scouting and community relations with the Dodgers.
He was inducted into the BASEBALL HALL OF FAME IN 1969. In 1999, Campanella ranked number 50 on The Sporting News. List of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players, and was a nominee for the MLB All-Century Team. LOS ANGELES DODGERS NO 39 RETIRED UNIFORM 1972. Condition : Mint Signature, no fading, bleeding.
ACA H89335 Grade Auto Certified. Brand New ACA Plastic Holder. TOP LEVEL, Would Certainly grade GEM MINT.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED HIGH END (Pre Accident) AUTOGRAPH, BROOKLYN DODGERS LEGEND. A Spectacular Campanella Signed Cut, this item cannot be duplicated in any manner. Frolic Gallery & memorabilia Inc, is a Quebec Inc. For an estimate of these charges, we suggest you contact your local post office or local Government. ALL OF OUR ITEMS ARE, AND WILL ALWAYS BE THIRD PARTY CERTIFIED.This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Baseball-MLB\Other Autographed MLB Items". The seller is "frolicgallery" and is located in this country: CA. This item can be shipped worldwide.